Stanley v. Federal Bureau of Prisons

Filing 45

ORDER APPOINTING PRO BONO COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE PLAINTIFF, signed by Hon. Brian A Tsuchida. (SWT) (Attorneys Benjamin J Hodges, Adrienne G McKelvey, Spencer W Coates, Christopher A Rogers for Brandon Lee Stanley added) (cc: Plaintiff via USPS, Sharon Haas via email)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 BRANDON LEE STANLEY, Plaintiffs, 9 10 v. 11 FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, et. al., ORDER APPOINTING PRO BONO COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE PLAINTIFF Defendant. 12 13 Case No. C15-256 RSL-BAT On July 14, 2017, the Court granted the plaintiff’s motion for appointment of pro bono 14 counsel for all further proceedings. Dkt. 44. The Court ORDERS: 15 1. The Court appoints Ben Hodges (WSBA No. 49301), as lead counsel, Adrienne 16 McKelvey (WSBA No. 50990), Spencer Coates (WSBA No. 49683), and Christopher Rogers 17 (WSBA No. 49634) of the law firm Foster Pepper, 1111 Third Avenue, Suite 3400 Seattle, WA 18 98101, (206) 447-4400, as pro bono counsel for plaintiff, Brandon Lee Stanley. The appointment 19 is made pursuant to the “Plan and Rules of the United States District Court for the Western 20 District of Washington at Seattle for the Representation of Pro Se Litigants.” 21 2. Pro Bono counsel is directed to file a Notice of Appearance within ten (10) 22 calendar days. If counsel is unable for any reason set forth in the Rules to assume this 23 representation, a motion for relief from appointment should immediately be filed with the ORDER APPOINTING PRO BONO COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE PLAINTIFF - 1 1 assigned judge. 2 3. In the event plaintiff is a prevailing party, appointed counsel may move for an 3 award of attorney’s fees under any applicable authority. The Court is unable to assure counsel of 4 compensation from any other source, however. 5 The Clerk shall provide a copy of this Order to all counsel. 6 DATED this 24th day of August, 2017. 7 8 9 A BRIAN A. TSUCHIDA United States Magistrate Judge 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER APPOINTING PRO BONO COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE PLAINTIFF - 2

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